Beyond They/Them/Theirs: What Nonbinary Clients Want You To Know as Their Mental Health Provider
Nonbinary individuals are often misunderstood, which can lead to feelings of invalidation and invisibility. The need for mental health providers to create a safe, supportive, and affirming environment for their nonbinary clients is higher than ever.
Through the use of first-person-accounts from nonbinary individuals you will gain direct insight and understanding into their lives, leading to a noticeable increase your level of nonbinary awareness.
Increase your confidence in your sessions with nonbinary clients as you:
- Review unique strengths you already bring into your sessions with nonbinary clients
- Gain more understanding around the diversity of identities and expressions beneath the "nonbinary umbrella"
- Increase your sensitivity around nonbinary terms
- Explore the wide variety of transition options available to nonbinary individuals
- Heighten your awareness around nonbinary challenges
- Learn to navigate accidental microaggressions during your therapy sessions
The more aware and experienced mental health providers there are available to the nonbinary population, the more likely these individuals will find the support and encouragement they so very much need and deserve.
Become a part of this expanding community of passionately engaged trans-affirming therapists. Join gender therapist, author, and Conversations with a Gender Therapist creator Dara Hoffman-Fox, LPC for this timely, easy-to-follow, information-packed course.
Dara Hoffman-Fox, LPC (they/them/theirs) is a queer-identified gender therapist in private practice in Colorado Springs, CO. As a subject-matter expert on transgender and nonbinary issues, Dara is the creator of the Conversations with a Gender Therapist YouTube channel, Facebook page, and blog. Dara is also the author of the Amazon #1 bestseller You and Your Gender Identity: A Guide to Discovery.
Dara's passion for educating trans-affirming therapists comes from their belief that mental health counselors play one of the most critical roles in the journeys of gender questioning, transgender, and nonbinary clients. The more aware, experienced, and engaged trans-affirming therapists there are in the world, the more likely these individuals will find the support and encouragement they so very much need and deserve.